Virginia Tech will host its third annual 'Uplifting Black Men' conference this Saturday, February 24th.  It will feature stories of persistence and resilience by black men. But people of all, genders, races and sexual orientations are encouraged to attend, to gain insight into their lives and strategies for success. 

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Lawmakers in Richmond are trying to balance the books, but the numbers aren’t adding up. At least not yet.

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Opponents of offshore drilling traveled to Richmond Wednesday to speak out against President Trump’s plan to open coastal waters for drilling. The public information session on the plan was the first and only in Virginia.

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Lawmakers in Richmond want to help at-risk students. But Michael Pope reports they’re struggling to find the money.

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Elected officials are often known for their blow-dry hairdos. Now they are debating whether the people on the other side of the blow-dryers need professional licenses.